Each year, Fulbright awards one student with a grant of 85.000 DKK + $6.500 tuition reduction for University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). Read more about why you should study in Pittsburgh.

The University of Pittsburgh is a professional school with a diverse and cultured community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. GSPIA ranked #1 among public universities for International/Global Policy and Administration and the school is among the top 15% of public affairs schools across the United States.

Furthermore, Pittsburgh is considered a college town with 9 colleges and universities spread throughout the city, allowing for a young and fun environment for student who study in Pittsburgh. The GSPIA campus is located in the city but is surrounded by plenty of grassy areas and parks; and in fact, The University of Pittsburgh was named the 23rd best college/university location in the US.

Fulbright Joint Grants

Each year, Fulbright offers a number of joint grants which includes a Fulbright grant + reduced or waived tuition for the best and the brightest students and scholars who want to further their academic career through a stay in the US. To learn more about our joint grants, click the button below.


Pittsburgh is the second-largest city in Pennsylvania.

Here are 5 facts about Pittsburgh that you probably didn’t know to convince you to study in Pittsburgh:

  1. Pittsburgh has one of the lowest crime rates in the US and is ranked the third safest city in the country.
  2. Students at the University of Pittsburgh have access to free public transportation, making it easy to get around and explore new neighborhoods.
  3. Living in Pittsburgh is cheaper than the national average in the US, with the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment (one bedroom and one living room) being $727.
  4. Pittsburgh is the third most livable city in the US.
  5. Pittsburgh has an incredible food scene and in 2019 BBC named it “the one destination foodies shouldn’t miss in 2019”.

If you would like to learn more about the Fulbright Joint Grant, please click here or contact Fulbright’s Program Coordinator, Nina Foldager Jung, at info@fulbright.dk.